Discussion » Green Finance Outreach Session -- Topic: Green Fintech -- Feedback by 28 Feb 2018
I would like to invite those of you working on Green Fintech and those of you interested in Green Fintech in joining me to explore the topic further (Fintech Definition | Investopedia).
Together with you and some selected specialists (tbd), I would like to find out the state of play re. how blockchain technology can be of support to sustainable livelihood business models and/or eco-system pay?
In a first step, we would together discuss our understanding and mutually learn from each other. Then, we can consult selected specialists to give us further insight on specific aspects which we would like to see clarified.
Anyone interested in joining, please let me know by Wednesday 28 Feb 2018, which is in a week from now.
Kindly share your thoughts and experience with the topic, as well as your ideas who would be the best experts to interview / consult for the above.
Here comes some pre-read for those interested:
Have a great week!
Following articles are very useful for crypto-beginners:
Great post Karin, I am writing this morning while attending a California International Trade Development (CITD) event about International Trade Financing for business development. More than 2 dozens participants coming from the Inland Empire (San Bernardino and Riverside counties) in California, several of which are in various 'green' businesses.
I am trying to incorporate into my discussions today information you have provided about Green Fintech...
karin merle thank you for kicking off and moderating this important discussion. As a Blockchain and bitcoin novice, I really appreciate the resources for beginners you and Olha Krushelnytska have shared. I also received a bitcoin 101 course from a friend/bitcoin investor during a recent hike in Arizona.
I worked for 30+ years in nonprofit capacity building - so I was most interested in emerging conversation re: how blockchain and crypto currencies could "Help Nonprofits". One sample article: How Blockchain will make philanthropic organizations better seemed to make the argument that most nonprofits especially large nonprofits with global reach are not needed, making the points that Blockchain would efficiently and effectively deliver cryptocurrency directly to the beneficiaries of disaster, example in Haiti after its devastating earthquake a few years ago.
A few thoughts: